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Ukrainian refugees unusually welcome

Norway has long had strict asylum and immigration policy, but is now literally opening its arms to Ukrainian refugees and rushing to accommodate them....

Norway’s Moria aid offer ridiculed

The Norwegian government, under pressure for months to take in refugees from the squalid and overcrowded Moria refugee camp in Greece, finally announced it...

Confusion clouds refugee ‘solution’

Norway's three government parties claim they've agreed on a plan to evacuate some "young and vulnerable" asylum seekers from squalid refugee camps in Greece,...

Norway ‘should take in more refugees’

Former Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik is openly critical that Norway's Conservatives-led government hasn't offered to take in more refugees from squalid camps in...

Royals wrap up visit to Jordan

King Harald V and Queen Sonja ended a three-day state visit to Jordan on Wednesday, their first official visit to the Middle East. The royal...

Solberg wards off a new refugee influx

The Norwegian government is neither prepared nor willing to open the country's doors to any of the millions of asylum seekers Turkey is now...

Krekar convicted, arrested in Oslo

Norway's most controversial refugee, Mullah Krekar, was under arrest in Oslo on Tuesday after being seized by the Norwegian police intelligence agency PST and...

Retired politician sentenced to jail

Svein Ludvigsen was one of Norway's most powerful politicians. Now a court in his native Troms has sentenced him to five years in prison...

Deported refugee family returns

Four members of a refugee family who were controversially deported during the weekend were on their way back to Norway Tuesday. The mother of...

Ex-minister denies exploiting refugees

One of the most sensational trials regarding alleged abuse of power in Norway got underway in the Nord-Troms County Court on Tuesday. Former government...

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